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  • Must see
    Exhibition Just Opened

    ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence | Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Until Sun 20 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Gallery Social: The Modern Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)

    Portrait

    Fri 26 Apr 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Tour

    Family Art Tours (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sat 27 Apr 2019

    11 - 11:45am

    Free

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 28 Apr 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

  • Display Closing Soon

    Beings

    Portrait

    Until Sun 28 Apr 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Dementia-friendly Concert - Live Music Now: Voice and Verse

    Portrait

    Mon 29 Apr 2019

    11 - 11:30am

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    In the Mind's Eye: Portrait Gallery Library

    Portrait

    Tue 30 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 4 May
    10:30am and 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: ARTIST ROOMS Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Sat 4 May 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Tours: Bonnie? Prince? Charlie?

    Portrait

    Sat 4 May 2019
    2pm and 3pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Adam Family Architecture City Walking Tour: Part One

    Portrait

    Sun 5 May 2019

    2 - 4pm

    £12.00

  • Drop-in event

    Open Studio: Make an Impression (Ages 1-3)

    Portrait

    Tue 7 May 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    Fashioning the Architect’s Image in the 18th Century

    Portrait

    Tue 7 May 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

  • Music concert

    Special Concert: Loud & Proud

    Portrait

    Sat 11 May 2019

    1 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 12 May 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Tour

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump) (Ages 0-1)

    Portrait

    Mon 13 May
    10:15am, 11am and 11:30am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Tour

    Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: ARTIST ROOMS Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Wed 15 May 2019

    10:15am - 3:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Once-A-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

    Every third Wednesday of the month
    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Special event SOLD OUT

    Neu! Reekie! goes Warhol & Paolozzi

    Portrait

    Fri 17 May 2019

    7:30 - 10pm

    £10.00

  • Tour

    Amplified Tour: ARTIST ROOMS Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Sun 19 May 2019

    11am - 12 noon

    Free

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About the National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.